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Tetra 80L Fish Tank Argos now £74.99 - 25% off (include: heater, lighting, in tank filtration system, water conditioner.)
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Tetra 80L Fish Tank Argos now £74.99 - 25% off (include: heater, lighting, in tank filtration system, water conditioner.)

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Posted 21st Nov 2018

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First deal - be kind! Not everyone is in the market for a fish tank, but have just bought this. For an 80L tank, and at 25% off, this isn't bad at all.
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The Tetra Starter Line aquarium is ideal for all newcomers to the world of fishkeeping. It comes with a practical feeding flap and an energy-saving LED light, which brightly and naturally illuminates your aquarium. The powerful Tetra EasyCrystal Filter keeps the water clean and clear. The reliable heater keeps the water temperature at 25C.

  • Glass.
  • Fish tank capacity 80 litres.
  • Suitable for tropical fish.
  • Suitable for marine fish.
  • Accessories include: heater, lighting, in tank filtration system, water conditioner.
  • Overall size H61, W51, D31cm.
  • Manufacturer's 2 year guarantee.
  • EAN: 4004218274860.
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Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this size.
Please cycle your tank before adding fish !
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a very warm welcome newbie great first post,extra heat for username
Great post, welcome to HUKD
Considering its a complete setup it's a great deal.
great deal thanks , heat Added
Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this size.
Read this as Tefal 80L fish tank.

Thought it was either super cruel or a genius idea.
Thanks for posting and welcome to HUKD @MunchyMunch
I've added more info to the title and a description, as this is much more than just a tank.
Do not put marine fish in this tank no matter what Tetra tell you!
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This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few tropical community fish or a couple of goldfish but that is all... You may be able to add more fish if you add a much better filter and an air pump. Overall for £70 you can get a better set up on ebay etc that's used but bigger, much better gear etc etc... If in doubt, join one of the many dedicated aquatic groups online or on Facebook etc but never trust the clowns in fish shops who will say anything to get their stock out of the door and your money in their pocket and clearly in this case Tetra fall into that bracket too!
Superb deal thanks
deleted179453321/11/2018 14:32

This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few …This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few tropical community fish or a couple of goldfish but that is all... You may be able to add more fish if you add a much better filter and an air pump. Overall for £70 you can get a better set up on ebay etc that's used but bigger, much better gear etc etc... If in doubt, join one of the many dedicated aquatic groups online or on Facebook etc but never trust the clowns in fish shops who will say anything to get their stock out of the door and your money in their pocket and clearly in this case Tetra fall into that bracket too!



It isn’t suitable for clown loach either
Suitable for marine LOL.

Good upgrade from smaller tank or as a first tank. Or space is limited.

I myself got a 170 litre juwel tank complete with filter system/air supply/woods/rocks/plastic plants and about 10 tropical fishes all for £70 used from Preloved classified. When I have a bigger place I probably will get a 300+ litres tank, again will look for use on eBay or classified. New is quite pricey and I don't need new.
deleted179453321/11/2018 14:32

This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few …This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few tropical community fish or a couple of goldfish but that is all... You may be able to add more fish if you add a much better filter and an air pump. Overall for £70 you can get a better set up on ebay etc that's used but bigger, much better gear etc etc... If in doubt, join one of the many dedicated aquatic groups online or on Facebook etc but never trust the clowns in fish shops who will say anything to get their stock out of the door and your money in their pocket and clearly in this case Tetra fall into that bracket too!


"Fish shops". By that you do you mean Pets at Home etc? My local Aquatics store is run by a couple of guys who are far from clowns. I bought a 60L tank (starter). They wouldn't sell any fish until the water had been in the tank for 2 weeks and I took in a sample for them to check. Over 6 months and regular water tests I've slowly introduced more fish. Now fully stocked with 25 fish.
Please cycle your tank before adding fish !
_sion2 h, 12 m ago

Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this …Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this size.


I hate it when they advertise such products with totally incompatible animals.
Decent tank size provided stocking advice is adhered to.
deleted179453321/11/2018 14:32

This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few …This is not suitable at all for Marine fish, only good for say a few tropical community fish or a couple of goldfish but that is all... You may be able to add more fish if you add a much better filter and an air pump. Overall for £70 you can get a better set up on ebay etc that's used but bigger, much better gear etc etc... If in doubt, join one of the many dedicated aquatic groups online or on Facebook etc but never trust the clowns in fish shops who will say anything to get their stock out of the door and your money in their pocket and clearly in this case Tetra fall into that bracket too!


I wouldn't think this would be suitable for a couple of goldfish. You could probably get away with a single fancy goldfish but for more than one I'd want a bigger tank and better filter. And don't even think of putting a common goldfish in it, those things get huge.
smk771 h, 56 m ago

"Fish shops". By that you do you mean Pets at Home etc? My local Aquatics …"Fish shops". By that you do you mean Pets at Home etc? My local Aquatics store is run by a couple of guys who are far from clowns. I bought a 60L tank (starter). They wouldn't sell any fish until the water had been in the tank for 2 weeks and I took in a sample for them to check. Over 6 months and regular water tests I've slowly introduced more fish. Now fully stocked with 25 fish.


Yeah agree. Pets at home are very careful not to sell fish to unprepared novices and do help them with advice to get the tank water ready for new fish. Also remember the golden rule of 1 cm of fish per litre. Personally I always stay 25% under that so when buying young fish you need to take into account their growth to adult size too. Not sure about the filter "one touch" system though.
andywedge21/11/2018 14:21

Thanks for posting and welcome to HUKD @MunchyMunch I've added more info …Thanks for posting and welcome to HUKD @MunchyMunch I've added more info to the title and a description, as this is much more than just a tank.


Hey, not sure if this is your first tank but as well as the water conditioner included, you will need to cycle the tank the get good bacteria into the filtration system first, before introducing any fish. The only add a couple at a time so that you don't get a ammonia / nitrate spike produced by the fish waste. that would probably kill off all but the hardiest fish.
RoadKingClassic200221/11/2018 17:46

Hey, not sure if this is your first tank but as well as the water …Hey, not sure if this is your first tank but as well as the water conditioner included, you will need to cycle the tank the get good bacteria into the filtration system first, before introducing any fish. The only add a couple at a time so that you don't get a ammonia / nitrate spike produced by the fish waste. that would probably kill off all but the hardiest fish.



Thanks. No, I've been keeping fish all my life. Always coldwater, but I've started with tropical a few years ago. I've got a few different ones in there, all small(ish). I have some Halloween Mollies and they won't stop breeding. Must have has around 300/400 babies now.
If it isn't a 2000 litre tank with its own built in islands one with an international airport on it! Then its COLD
_sion21/11/2018 14:19

Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this …Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this size.


4 cichlids and a synodontis catfish.
robinscp19797 m ago

4 cichlids and a synodontis catfish.


you're right, serves me right for trying to recognise them on my tiny phone
smk7721/11/2018 15:46

"Fish shops". By that you do you mean Pets at Home etc? My local Aquatics …"Fish shops". By that you do you mean Pets at Home etc? My local Aquatics store is run by a couple of guys who are far from clowns. I bought a 60L tank (starter). They wouldn't sell any fish until the water had been in the tank for 2 weeks and I took in a sample for them to check. Over 6 months and regular water tests I've slowly introduced more fish. Now fully stocked with 25 fish.


25 fish in 60l? hmmm...

it also took me 4-6 weeks to fully cycle by using pure ammonia instead of fish
Edited by: "rjw1987" 21st Nov 2018
Daughter was just last night saying she wanted some fish for Christmas as we won’t let her have a dog. Thanks op.
rjw198721/11/2018 18:41

25 fish in 60l? hmmm...it also took me 4-6 weeks to fully cycle by using …25 fish in 60l? hmmm...it also took me 4-6 weeks to fully cycle by using pure ammonia instead of fish



fishkeeper.co.uk/abo…ank

After 2 weeks there was 0 mg/l nitrate and 0.5 mg/l nitrite. Introduced 6 Bentosi Tetras:

animal-world.com/enc…php

After 2 more weeks ,levels still good and introduced 3 Platies.

I regularly check the water and do approx 20% water changes weekly. I've had no issues with disease or signs of fish in distress.

It is my intention to move them into a bigger tank soon.
_sion5 h, 22 m ago

Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this …Decent price just don't copy the photo and throw 5 cichlids in a tank this size.


With no heater in the supplied picture for the fish or internal filter. Makes the tanks internal space look bigger than it is. Great all in one started set though for a youngster with a few guppies and tetras. Good shrimp and snail tank also.
Edited by: "grahamchalker" 21st Nov 2018
Tetra always been a good brand alongside with Sera
robinscp19798 h, 44 m ago

4 cichlids and a synodontis catfish.



...# WENT TO MOW A MEADOW!#
For stocking there are (don't ask me for links but DYOR) some quite good calculators out there on the www that will account for a variety of factors particular to your set up.

As for cycling there are numerous products on the market that claim to seed your media and / or continue to release bacteria that will reduce ammonia and nitrites.
Looks like some Malawi cichlids in the first tank and a male and female Betta in the second.

And everyone looks on smiling! Better than UFC on telly.,
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Clearly there will be lots of dead fish through ignorance.... If people here actually knew the state of the aquatic industry through catching, importing, transporting to the selling of fish, terrapins etc then if you were fortunate to be able to be a Fish Keeper then you would research everything in advance to ensure you have the best possible new home for your new friends and as in keeping with this site - save a fortune too by taking the advice of people like myself who have kept fish for over 30 years as a hobby and through trade, who's ran one of the worlds first and largest fish forums and then the top aquatics help group on Facebook, where people who buy tat like this come to complain about their dead fish! These tanks - once used will only fetch around £20, you'll have sank more money into gravel, ornaments, plants etc too but will still only get £20 plus the poor fish that have been stuck in this tiny tank... As for a fish shop having a couple of good staff - makes a refreshing change as through all my years every fish shop I have entered (just to browse) I have told them I have a brand new 6ft set up and saved £400 to stock it and no matter what I point out as wanting they will happily throw fish in that will wipe out the bulk of the other fish over night.... Very expensive fish food... and then leave them with some nice comments.... Much like the stock picture of the blown up tank to deceive you for the scale, with more deceiving pictures... and suitable for Marine Fish... Yeah, Tetra really are a good brand or have just made a lot of money through deceit! As with anything, any pets, it's the potential owner's responsibility to do everything in their power to ensure that before any critters are homed that everything is spot on, regardless of whether they are fish or ferrets.... So if anyone did purchase this or is interested in becoming a Fish Keeper, ensure you do join a FREE Aquatic Group on Facebook or an online Forum to ensure you get some quality impartial advice, you can even pick up bargains, freebies, do trades etc but before you waste your money on rubbish try the latter first as you'll end up with a much better tank, equipment, no continual drain on the finances and you'll end up with long living happy fish - which is the most important thing!
I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place to ask.

Are there systems that require minimal maintenance? I did have a tank but cleaning out all the stones and doing water changes all the time was a grind. Appreciate you can't do nothing but is there anything that keeps it to a minimum without putting the fishies at risk?
goldust1 h, 10 m ago

I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place …I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place to ask.Are there systems that require minimal maintenance? I did have a tank but cleaning out all the stones and doing water changes all the time was a grind. Appreciate you can't do nothing but is there anything that keeps it to a minimum without putting the fishies at risk?


a pond
goldust2 h, 27 m ago

I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place …I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place to ask.Are there systems that require minimal maintenance? I did have a tank but cleaning out all the stones and doing water changes all the time was a grind. Appreciate you can't do nothing but is there anything that keeps it to a minimum without putting the fishies at risk?


Get some pleco that will do the job of eating the algae in the tank, stones, plants, ornaments etc. Water changes still have to be done. I have 2 small bristlenose plecos in my 170 litres tank, don't have to do any cleaning apart from water changes and occasionally the filter system.

The other route is really expensive, my cousin keeps stingrays in his massive made to order tank in his garage (2000+ litres!). He has a direct water flow system connected to the water main, a machine will feed the water into the tank automatically, setting on the machine to control flow rate per hour etc. I dare not ask how much it cost him :-)
deleted179453322/11/2018 12:00

Clearly there will be lots of dead fish through ignorance.... If people …Clearly there will be lots of dead fish through ignorance.... If people here actually knew the state of the aquatic industry through catching, importing, transporting to the selling of fish, terrapins etc then if you were fortunate to be able to be a Fish Keeper then you would research everything in advance to ensure you have the best possible new home for your new friends and as in keeping with this site - save a fortune too by taking the advice of people like myself who have kept fish for over 30 years as a hobby and through trade, who's ran one of the worlds first and largest fish forums and then the top aquatics help group on Facebook, where people who buy tat like this come to complain about their dead fish! These tanks - once used will only fetch around £20, you'll have sank more money into gravel, ornaments, plants etc too but will still only get £20 plus the poor fish that have been stuck in this tiny tank... As for a fish shop having a couple of good staff - makes a refreshing change as through all my years every fish shop I have entered (just to browse) I have told them I have a brand new 6ft set up and saved £400 to stock it and no matter what I point out as wanting they will happily throw fish in that will wipe out the bulk of the other fish over night.... Very expensive fish food... and then leave them with some nice comments.... Much like the stock picture of the blown up tank to deceive you for the scale, with more deceiving pictures... and suitable for Marine Fish... Yeah, Tetra really are a good brand or have just made a lot of money through deceit! As with anything, any pets, it's the potential owner's responsibility to do everything in their power to ensure that before any critters are homed that everything is spot on, regardless of whether they are fish or ferrets.... So if anyone did purchase this or is interested in becoming a Fish Keeper, ensure you do join a FREE Aquatic Group on Facebook or an online Forum to ensure you get some quality impartial advice, you can even pick up bargains, freebies, do trades etc but before you waste your money on rubbish try the latter first as you'll end up with a much better tank, equipment, no continual drain on the finances and you'll end up with long living happy fish - which is the most important thing!


Agree totally..I've experienced the same type of staff who are more interested in emptying the shelves than the care of the livestock. And the advert is misleading especially if ordering online. The words "STARTER" and " Marine" don't mix... Even I won't go near marine yet..
andywedge21/11/2018 17:52

Thanks. No, I've been keeping fish all my life. Always coldwater, but I've …Thanks. No, I've been keeping fish all my life. Always coldwater, but I've started with tropical a few years ago. I've got a few different ones in there, all small(ish). I have some Halloween Mollies and they won't stop breeding. Must have has around 300/400 babies now.


Yeah I got rid of the mollies (underwater rabbits) for the same reason... Sold a few hundred to a local pet shop. I had Micky mouse tailed mollies which were popular with the pet shop. Sold my big tanks and went down to a Fluval flex with one fancy halfmoon male Betta, a few shrimps and snails, well planted out... Working away, I have to rely on the wife through the week so went for a low maintenance set up.
goldust22/11/2018 12:20

I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place …I don't think this is the answer to my requirements but seems a good place to ask.Are there systems that require minimal maintenance? I did have a tank but cleaning out all the stones and doing water changes all the time was a grind. Appreciate you can't do nothing but is there anything that keeps it to a minimum without putting the fishies at risk?

Edited by: "RoadKingClassic2002" 22nd Nov 2018
_sion21st Nov

I wouldn't think this would be suitable for a couple of goldfish. You …I wouldn't think this would be suitable for a couple of goldfish. You could probably get away with a single fancy goldfish but for more than one I'd want a bigger tank and better filter. And don't even think of putting a common goldfish in it, those things get huge.


Yeah! and they are just an underwater machine.....
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